I Saw a Star up High

This Advent / Christmas hymn was written by Joan McCrimmon, and is included in the Celebration Hymnal for Everyone, which is still in print.

It was included in a re-mastered CD "Carols for Christmas", which is also still available.

However no on-line examples have been found.


The words are copyright, so cannot be quoted here in full. But a rough outline is:
1  I saw a star up high above the heavens

Chorus 1:
No one there would listen to my story
And no one seemed to care about the child;
But he was beautiful,
The baby born to save us,
As in his mother's arms he gently lay.

2  I saw the star shine down upon the stable ...

3  I hurried home and there I met the townsfolk

Chorus 2
But all alone I knelt before that manger,
With sheep and cows and oxen standing by;
But he was ...
The baby who was born on Christmas Day.

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